A civil lawsuit has been filed against a dozen people, including 63-year-old Hollywood actor Alec Boldon, for firing during the shooting of his upcoming film 'Rust'.
Alec Boldon was shot during a shoot on October 21 last month, killing the film's director of photography, Helena Hutchins 42, and injuring director Joel Souza, 48.
According to the Associated Press (AP), Serge Svetnoy, the head of lighting for the film "Rust", has filed a lawsuit against a dozen members of the film crew, including the actor.
A total of 12 people have been named in the lawsuit, including Alec Boldon, the film's assistant director and the director who saw the shooting weapons.
The man who filed the lawsuit against Alec Boldon and others was also part of the 'Rust' team, but he has declared himself a close friend of the slain woman.
He has accused the film's other producers and directors, including Alec Boldon, of negligence in a lawsuit filed in the Los Angeles Supreme Court.
According to the plaintiff, the woman who was shot dead by Alec Boldon had breathed her last in front of him and she was his best friend.
The plaintiff, who described the shooting as a cause of mental anguish, claimed that he became depressed after the incident and suffered mental anguish.
It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
Other figures, including Alec Boldon, did not immediately respond to a request for comment, but are expected to issue a statement soon.
Alec Boldon was shot dead during a late-night shooting in the US state of New Mexico on October 21, killing Helena Hutchins and injuring Joel Souza.
Alec Boldon's film has been shooting since last year and he is also the co-producer of the film.
The story of the film dates back to the 1880s, in which a teenage boy is convicted of accidentally killing other people.
Alec Boldon has acted in over 6 dozen films and dramas so far. He has won numerous awards. He started acting in films in 1985.
Alec Bolden has been the subject of controversy before the incident. He was taken off the plane a few years ago for allegedly using a mobile phone while on a flight, and he also had an affair with fellow actors. Have become the talk of the town.
This is not the first time a shooting has taken place during the shooting of a Hollywood movie, but several members of the shooting team have been killed in previous incidents.
Brandon Lee, a 28-year-old son of Bruce Lee, a well-known actor and martial arts expert, was shot dead in 1993 while shooting a film. Had run
Similarly, in 1984, American actor John Eric was killed by a real bullet while shooting a suicide scene in a TV serial.
In addition, in several other cases, some passersby, including members of the film crew, have been killed and injured by real shots fired during the shooting of the film.